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Madhya Pradesh: Violence in Jabalpur over idol immersion, 35 held

It was taken out on a truck for immersion on Monday in a procession that covered a distance of more than 20 kms before reaching Gwarighat on the banks of the Narmada river this morning.

The two Ps of the Pujas – prayer and pollution

While spending five days offering prayers to idols of Goddess Durga and hopping pandals is a popular practice during Durga Puja every year, dumping the idols in rivers is also an annual event. Isn't it high time we stop choking our rivers in the name of faith?


Surat throws rules to the wind, ‘immerses Ganesh idols in Tapi’

Police received complaints about boatmen ferrying people to the middle of the river for idol immersion at various places. But, when Surat city police reached the spot.

Immersion row: Will ask Durga Puja committees to ignore Mamata order, say Hindu outfits

Jishnu Basu, RSS karyavaha (secretary) for the southern part of Bengal, also told The Indian Express that Hindus would hold immersions as per their rituals. “I want to ask the police how many Durga puja committees were given permission last year and how many were given the same to hold Muharram processions?"

Festivities end, idols immersed in Yamuna

Meanwhile, two people were injured at Ramlila grounds in Noida on Friday.

Idol immersion peaceful

Around 2,739 idols of Ganesh Mandals, and 1,98,498 idols from individual households were immersed


UP has yet no alternate site but rivers for idol immersion

The situation, reportedly, is no different in Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Saints to approach HC over ban on idol immersion

Saints have decided to approach the Allahabad High Court against the ban on immersion of Durga Puja idols in Ganga and Yamuna rivers in Allahabad. At a press conference here on Thursday,Shankaracharya of Jyotishpeeth Swami Vasudevanand and Shankarachya of Kashi Sumeru peeth Swami Narendranand said they were opposed to the ban imposed by the high […]

3 youths drown in Yamuna during idol immersion

Three youths died after they fell into the Yamuna when they had gone for idol immersion near Wazirabad on Thursday afternoon,police said.

Idol immersion: Overwhelming,emotional finale to four days of frenzy

As usual,a bullock cart appeared outside the Kashmere Gate puja pandal around 4 pm as the time for immersion drew near.